The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 19 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.50% 2.79% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.19% 2.86% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 6
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 144 175 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.74% 97.77% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 132 161 113
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (92.50%) Spring
3 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (60.00%) SQL
5 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (42.50%) Hibernate
6 17 (42.50%) TDD
7 15 (37.50%) J2EE
7 15 (37.50%) HTML
8 12 (30.00%) MVC
9 11 (27.50%) JUnit
9 11 (27.50%) JSON
10 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (22.50%) SOAP
12 8 (20.00%) Maven
12 8 (20.00%) jQuery
12 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
13 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
13 7 (17.50%) JSP
13 7 (17.50%) Oracle
14 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
14 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
14 6 (15.00%) JDBC
14 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
14 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (15.00%) iBATIS
14 6 (15.00%) BDD
14 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
14 6 (15.00%) Spring Integration

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.00%) CloudFront
2 2 (5.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) JUnit
2 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.00%) Maven
4 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (12.50%) JIRA
6 3 (7.50%) Gradle
6 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (2.50%) Banking
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) Spring
2 17 (42.50%) Hibernate
3 15 (37.50%) HTML
3 15 (37.50%) J2EE
4 11 (27.50%) JSON
5 9 (22.50%) SOAP
6 8 (20.00%) jQuery
7 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.50%) JSP
8 6 (15.00%) iBATIS
8 6 (15.00%) JDBC
8 6 (15.00%) Spring Integration
8 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
9 3 (7.50%) RESTful
10 2 (5.00%) CSS
10 2 (5.00%) Dropwizard
11 1 (2.50%) CSS3
11 1 (2.50%) EJB
11 1 (2.50%) REST
11 1 (2.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) CentOS
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) TDD
3 12 (30.00%) MVC
4 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
6 6 (15.00%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) DevOps
10 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (2.50%) Open Source
10 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) SDLC
10 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (60.00%) SQL
3 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
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